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Lorenzo Jackson Wilson

Full Name: Lorenzo Jackson Wilson
Birth date: June 22, 1814
Death date: December 23, 1868

Terms of Service

  • House, 5th (1) Legislature
    11/7/1853 - 11/5/1855
(1) Birdville, in central Tarrant County, developed from Fort Bird, the first settlement in the county. It was established in 1841 but ceased to exist as a named community in the early 2000s. Handbook of Texas Online .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 5th Legislature - Roll of Members, L.J. Wilson, age 39 (born circa 1814), native state Kentucky, emigrated from Missouri in 1843, farmer, postoffice Birdville, Tarrant County. House Journal .

Other Resources

  • WILSON, LORENZO JACKSON (1814–1868). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Captain Ashton Ferguson's volunteer cavalry company, Mexican War. Confederate States Army, Captain, 1st Regiment of the Texas Lancers, re-designated as the 21st Texas Cavalry. Handbook of Texas Online .

Committee Information

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